Thursday 18 September 2014

prophet & info

PROPHET AND INFORMATION

What the prophets do is to transfer what they recieve (information/news) from God to men. The word “nebi” is used for the word “prophet” in the Quran and it has been derieved from the word “nebe” which means “information/news”. These …

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The First Blow of the Horn and the Second Blow of the Horn

THE FIRST BLOW OF THE HORN AND THE SECOND BLOW OF THE HORN

We learn from the Quran that the horn will be blown twice (39-The Throngs, 68). The first blow will announce the beginning of the end of the universe,

That Day and the Resurrection Day

THAT DAY AND THE RESURRECTION DAY

We saw earlier that the word “day” in the Quran, with its singular, plural and derivative uses constitudes a miracle. Apart from this, the noun phrases of the

math

The Derivatives of the Word Day

We saw that the singular “day” (yewm) is mentioned 365 times, and the plural of it, 30 times in the Quran. All of the derivatives of the word

adam and jesus

Adam and Jesus

The 59th verse of the sura The Family of Imran, points to a similarity between Adam and Jesus. There is no other comparison like that between any other

intoxicants....

Intoxicants, gambling, idols, fortune arrows and dirtiness, devil’s labor

The 90th verse of the sura The Feast refers to 1- intoxicants (hamr), 2- gambling (meysir), 3- idols (ansab) 4- fortune arrows (azlam) and then describes

the stages of creation and man

The Stages of Creation and Man

Verse 67 of the sura The Believer and the verse 14 of the sura The Belivers refer to the stages of the creation of the man. We can

near and away

Near and Away

The word “zulfa”is used to  indicate closeness, getting nearer and the word “azal” is used to indicate farness and being away in the Quran and those words are

sabbath

Sabbath

The Quran mentions Sabbath abstinences for the Jewish people. Although the Jewish people can work and lead a normal life 6 days of the week, abstinences are foreseen

harm and benefit

Harm and Benefit

The word “darran” which means harm and the opposite “nefan” which means benefit are used in these forms equally 9 times. The interesting point is that in 8